WHO WE ARE

PRN is a non-profit agency that operates the federally funded Texas Parent Training and Information Centers - PATH, PEN & TEAM.

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OUR EVENTS

Do you want to become an effective advocate for your child? We offer free webinars and in-person workshops across the state.

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OUR TEAM

The majority of our staff are parents of children with disabilities. We understand what you are going through - you are not alone.

Find out how we can help
Is My Child Making Progress Toward IEP Goals? on November 14 @ 12:15 p.m. CST

The recording for our November 2017 Statewide Webinar, Is My Child Making Progress Toward IEP Goals?  is now available!

Our next Statewide webinar will be in February 2018.  We hope to you’ll join us!

We’re Here For You

PRN can help you understand your child’s disability; understand your rights and responsibilities under IDEA; and effectively participate as a team member with professionals in planning services for your child.

How do I get started?
Contact us at 1.800.866.4726 or partnersresource@sbcglobal.net and we will put you in touch with our person helping parents and families in your area.

Is there a cost for your services?
No. All of our services are provided at no cost.

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Upcoming Events

  1. WHAT IS AN IEP
    January 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CST
  2. ADHD
    January 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CST

On the Blog

According to IDEA, Supplementary Aids and Services means, aids, services and other supports that are provided in regular education classes or other education-related settings to enable children with disabilities to be educated with nondisabled children to the maximum extent appropriate. Supplementary Aids and Services can include changes in:

It is part of federal law that students with special needs should have their strengths identified and described in their IEPs (IDEA 2004 Section 1414(d)(3)(A)). And yet, when I search the special education literature online, I find virtually nothing dedicated to identifying strengths in these students. If a student is having difficulty in school, what they need is to have adults around them who see the very best in them, not just their deficits, disorders, and dysfunctions. I’ve created an … read more

My 10 year old son has Tourettes/OCD. His teachers do not understand his disability and what he is going through in class. They have no idea about inner tics. Their main concern is proper position of words on a page.  They are not trained to effectively work with him or teach him. His IEP meeting is in a week, what do I do? What do you do? Turn to what IDEA says about support and training for school personnel. IDEA … read more

Only the ability to drive a vehicle can make unlimited freedom of travel possible. This is particularly true for a person with a disability. Advances in technology have made private vehicle travel attainable, and even more preferable. More and more, persons with a disability are able to modify their vehicles and obtain an adaptive driver’s license to enhance their independence. Driving allows persons with a disability to participate in activities when, where and how they want to without having to … read more